June 23, 2024

The Catholic Transcript

Complete News World

Crédito: REUTERS/Hannah McKay

The newspaper says the UK government will reduce BBC funding

BBC Headquarters in London, UK (Credit: REUTERS / Hannah McKay)

By William James

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government has cut funding for the BBC and ordered a two-year moratorium on payments to see a broadcaster, according to the Mail on Sunday.

The future of the British Broadcasting Corporation has been a permanent topic of political debate, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government recently suggesting that its funding needs reform.

With inflation expected to peak at 6% or more in April in 30 years, freezing the license fee to its current level of £ 159 ($ 217.40) will provide some relief to consumers struggling with a sharp rise in the cost of living.

But it would also be a major blow to the BBC’s finances, as it seeks to compete with privately funded news organizations and other streaming entertainment funded by services and consumer subscriptions such as Netflix.

The Department of Digital, Media, Culture and Sports declined to comment when asked about the Mail on Sunday report.

Culture Secretary Nadine Doris tweeted that the license fee agreement would be such a final deal and linked to an article in the Mail on Sunday.

“Now is the time to discuss and discuss new ways of financing, supporting and selling the best British content,” he said on Twitter.

The BBC declined to comment on Doris’ tweet or e-mail report on Sunday. The opposition Labor Party said the cuts were politically motivated.

“The Prime Minister and the Secretary of Culture seem determined to attack this great British institution because they do not like its press,” said Lucy Powell, Labor MP and head of cultural policy.

See also  Brazilian brands in the UK: experts explore business opportunities in the latter Govt and Brexit

The BBC News product is constantly criticized by political parties in the UK. His coverage of the Johnson administration’s central Brexit issue has long been widely criticized by supporters of leaving the EU.


Know more

+ SP: Man dies while standing, leaning in car, scene scares beach dwellers
+ One twin was a vegetarian, the other ate meat. Check the result
+ Rebirth in history: an ancient belief

+ Andresa Urach asks for money on the Internet: ‘Help me pay my card bill’
+ Horoscope: Check today’s forecast for your zodiac sign
+ CNH: See what you need to know for application and renewal
+ See what are the most stolen cars in SP in 2021
+ Exhibition identifies giant squid that caused the shipwreck in 2011
+ Everything you need to know before buying a Crocbot
+ US agency warns: Never wash raw chicken meat
+ What do you know about fluorone?
+ Lemon squeezing trick becomes a craze on social media

+ IPVA 2022 SP: See how to consult and pay taxes